Daily Archives: January 2, 2020

Govt to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ to educate beneficiaries

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: The government has planned to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ in the month of January to educate the common people as well as the beneficiaries about the facilities they can avail under the pro-poor initiatives of Ehsaas programme. This was disclosed by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania […]

‘Women and children working as modern-day slaves in home-based sector’

Pakistan Press Foundation

Marking its tenth foundation day, the Home-Based Women Workers Federation (HBWWF) on Tuesday organised a gathering at the Arts Council, where speakers said formal work had been shifted to the home-based sector, where women and children worked as modern-day slaves. HBWWF secretary general Zehra Khan said the global economic crisis, as well as pro-IMF policies […]

Electronic media editors, news directors’ panel forms executive committee

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The senior professionals from broadcast media formed a 16-member executive committee to run affairs of the newly-established Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND). The executive committee will complete membership of the first-ever body of senior TV and digital journalists aimed at promoting independence of media and freedom of expression guaranteed in […]